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IkcfifMay "be the Character ot Inch
of the Big "Water-Way,
INHERE THKI BAD TO DEEDGE.
5otaMe Features in and Around
T Sharon and Sharpsrille,
IXLFAMILX HAKIXG CHA1SS AT HOME
ItnJastrittof Better m4 Broader Bit-nifleance Tbxt a
Canal Would Aid.
KEhe Talley of the Shenacgo pans out sev-
uteresting suggestions touching the
Fproposed ship canaL Middlesex, Whea-
S,lind, Sharon and Sharpsviiie each contrite
lb budget in this line. The sandj
to the northward in the Shenango
eyj however, famishes come problems
for the engineers.
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'Middlesex, Pa., December 28. It
eeics hardly necessary now to waste time
in finding oat the tonnage of this place, or
o'f "VTheatland, Palaskl or Sharon. So
much has been said already in the way of
careful and distinct investigation of the
tnanafactnring establishments of the Bearer
and Shenango Valleys that anyone who has
ibeen reading these letters has already gained
affair knowledge oi what they are without
Ing into farther particulars of detail.
are sow going up the valley of the
Shenango. Middlesex comes first after ew
Castle; the borongh of Pulaski, with a popu-
auon probably not exceeding 1,100, comes
There is little in Pulaski beside a
int mill. It does not do mnch business,
its tonnage is low.
West Middlesex Is the name they call this
slace. I suppose they put in the "West"
make it look like a bigger place. If there
any other Middlesex east, north or south
know nothine of such a place. It is one
of the eccentricities of humanity to seek an
ZBSIB BIVAti INDUSTRIES.
iWelL as to Middlesex: There are two
blast furnaces, which do a business of some-
ithing the same tonnage as is done in the
jjlarger blast larnaces oi bnarpsviiie ana
.VNpnr fiastlp- T mention Sharosrillfe and Kew
I'Castle together because tney are rivals in
.ttraae ana in tonnage, mere is a worn mai
jdoes not mean much, and is often misused,
VL. L 2 A. j. At.- t.:i.- &.. lui ni .
UUfc Ifc IS MIC VUV hllUk OU1JVCB iliC OS UClUg Kk-
iticularlr appropriate to use here; it is
'funnv" how these valley towns think "I
am" is greater than "he is." We outsiders
'can "smile and smile and be villains still,"
,Jand jet somehow or other stumble upon
Middlesex has the Brie, the Mypano, the
T.tr RKnrA nA a TirT1fn ftf th fih5.mrtllft
'?Sailroad, which gives the town -connection
with-tue Baltimore and Uhio. The 1tts-
'burg and Western also has a branch con
,- aectine with Middlesex.
The next town going up the Shenango is
Wheatland. I don't like to .say it, bat
:Wheatlandeems to have gone into a period
j!of pralaya. Anyone wbp is at all ac
quainted wua idcoccuii sciences, aouespec
iallyjs a reader of Sinnett, will understand
"that pralayi. is not death. Icannot imagine
-why Wheatland Bhould have lost its inter
est in life and commerce; but the facts are
WHAT IT ONCE WAS.
i- '"In this village was located the old fur-
"uace of Wood Ss Co.. which made a creat
Kdeal of iron during the time that it was run-
Kf'Mif.f. tli nMnnlT lint it is nnv iiIa its
stacks have fallen, its "boshes" are broken,"
if anybody knows what "boshes" means,
H&nu n is an eccu a conumun ui uecay gen-
lerally that 1 am inclined to mine tbat it
Lwonld be cheaper to build a new furnace
atber than attempt to repair the old one.
at Wheatland was also located a prosperous
land an active rolling mill operated by Wood
WSs Co. It is still running, and has recently
en refitted for rolling plates for pipe.
TSuch interests as I have mentioned come
very near covering what Wheatland does
and can do.
2text we reach Sharon, three and three-
ftenths miles from Sharpsville. It is a big
Itown. compactly built, active and indus-
,trious. There are no play things allowed
: 'there. Jib person is permitted to gaze at
tithe skies and follow a Bip Van Winkle ex
istence on the route of this ship canal, if a
ehip7cankl is ever built
WHAT SHAKOS IS DOING.
tSflHere are some ot Sharon's industries, and
Sloofc,at what they are and you can train
KjBoine idea of their tonnage:
yj;irsi u mi aaai furnace ana iuu
Works. What did I say about the Btna
on Works and the Bessemer Kail Bod
forks of Kew Casle? Mv recollection is
TjtKat they did a bnsiness of 165,000 tons a
SLYorks certainly do a business of not less
Ithan 160,000 tons per year both ways. So
ouch of their raw material comes bv the lake
froute and the railroads from the lakes that
1 thelBuhl Furnace and Bail Works would
naturally favor an v legitimate method bv
-which they could cet freieht. not exactly at
lower rates, but when they need to ship, or
;.i receive shipments. Possibly this idea mar
Impenetrate the minds of some cf the mortals
betters: however, further alone will come
'something else pertaining to that.
f?Rlrrtn !, flo rnrlr nt TTimltailir JPr
jBon. a live firm, an active manaerement. an
"ionest method of conducting business, but
1,an establishment that has been unfortunate,
IBS we ail i-now.
OUXY VICTIMS OP anSFOBTUirE.
im .iljhardly think this is the time or place
ato say why such honest people, -such earnest
workers as Kimberly & Sons got into the
bLdimculties which yet environ them. A
rhole lot of us people wonder why we were
Iborn and -nuzzle ourselves, it we allow
Tourselves to think about it.
rhy we continue to live. There are acci
dents of business, mistakes that we recret
!jnnd only find are mistakes when the time
comes that we know an error has been com-
nitted. Kimberly & Sons. I would like to
testify, while honest and inriustrinn in
.41.A w.(jt.M.n .k l.f.. , na Tt tli.u ....
K IJU4UlU41iUiUUUUE. .4.1 tUCIC AUJT
'justice upon this globe, and I think men
are juss wnen iney conimer mat otnermen
Bre'jnst, this firm will pull itself out ot a
ery deep mudhole.
fjThe Stewart Iron Company, with two fur
naces, the foundry, boiler and machine
works, the Sharon Steel Casting Company',
t .the wagon material shops, spokes, felloes,
cfc, small steel nan snop and a small plan
ingtmill constitute the chief industries of
unaros. unt it would not be proper to lor-tget-ajiltle
manufactory that brings to mind
come stories which we have read.
CHiTCSMADE IN A DWELLING HOUSE.
rI have little knowledge of the methods of
manufacture oi chains. W Hkie Collins did
more than even did Charles Bead to tell us
: eomethinc -of those wonderful industries of
; which we know so little, and of which we
could have no practical knowledge. So
punch Is done by machinery in this latter
part of the nineteenth century, and in nro-
fcresslve America especially, that it sounds
queer to say that one family makes chains,
Kalpart of a dwelling house. That is what
sis chain factory is.
pgWbat a -small chain factory I hardly
thought .America was indulging in that
anui; Business, .natural eras, steam, coal.
okeTall of these thlntmrhir.h lead nntn
Nnrttage and inventive power, it seemed
3 wn11 ftft pnnntrfi in nNmnl ti..
..jpofrers'ethoda of manufacture. It does ap-
apear, nowever. ana x juage tnatitlsper
Mectly proper, that there are some things that
cannot jncmsnuiacturea oy machinery;
ionie things that have to be done by hand
sBKoirilei'me say omelhlne else. Alon? tn
Ithffcommnuitr -of, which I have been fmenk-r
JBfr;ta"eTola Erie extension canah This
territory when the eel mm by-
HOW THEY DM6DGED JT.
The methods of aredging were sot Hear so
good then as they are now. The Way they
had to keep open the channel of the canal
was by running down a little scow boat, tbat
scooped out a few hundred tons of sand.
Then they did not know what to do with
that sand when they got it. These boats
would travel back and forth 'and try to find
a place to dump. In other words they were
robbing Paul a good deal more than they
could pay Peter, because all this territory is
sandy on its surface.
Here comes the difficulty now. I Teally
ought not to tell so much until X am ready
to tell It, but it is well it should be said
here. With an average depth of 12 feet in
every inch ot a ship canal; with, say: 100
miles that would ueed slack water, with a
sandy soil, that would be fcontinnally pour
ing sand into that water sand something
would drop. Ton can see that as a matter
of necessity, there would be a precipitation
of sand that wonld be a serious incon
venience to a ship canal. Dredge boats
must always be kept on a ship canal, such
as would be one running from Brie to
THEY. STUCK IN THE SAND.
On the old canal there were some particu
larly bad places. Frequently a dozen boats
would gather at the same point, because one
or two got stuck in the sand. If there were
not enough horses to pull the first boat out
of the water, and slide it along on the sandy
bottom, then it would have to be unloaded
until the cargo was light enough to be
moved. ButJf there happened to be enough
horses the boat wonld be pulled through or
pulled to pieces, water or no water.
With a shallow canal gathering so much
sand in the slack water jiortions, how much
more would a canal of 12 feet in depth accu
mulate? The character of the surrounding
soil is not going to be changed simply be
cause the style of the canal is changed.
This precipitation will be one of the worst
difficulties which will be encountered by a
ship canal. But it will not be so hard to
overcome as in the earlier davs.
C T. Dawso.
M PEAES 0FA BEACTKffi.
So Say Henry Clcvri Ss Ctu, Kesardlng the
Financial and Indnitriat Ootlook
Great Dtrelopment In the
Xintter Line is Now
New Yoke, December 29. Henry Clews
Ss Co., in their financial circular, to be
issued to-morrow, will say: "The year closes
with an unusually sound and satisfactory
condition of business, and this fact suggests
hopeful anticipations for 1890. There
is scarcely a single industry or
branch of trade from which satisfactory
reports do not come. It is true that the
West has some complaints about the low
prices of agricultural products; but if is not
to be overlooked that the harvest has been
an abundant one and that the extra yield
will compensate for the lowness of prices:
while the country at large will be benefited
and its consumption of other articles in
creased by the cheapness of Western food
"There is every symptom that we are in
the midst of a period ot great industrial de
velopment; and, so tar, there is no evidence
that production is going seriously ahead of
our consumptive capacity. The general
steadiness of prices shows that along with
the increasing production we have a
corresponding increase of consump
tion, which preyents unhealthy
surpluses of products and maintains a
wholesome relation between supply and de
mand. Ordinarily, such a state ol th intra ss
now exists wonld have led to an undue ex
pansion of business and to excessive specu
lative ventures; but at present the spirit of
business is self-possessed and conservative.
"It is also a fact worth noting that the un
equaled expansion ot railroad building in
1886, 1887 and 1888 has not been followed
by any of that financial collapse which has
attended all like movementsin former years.
Tbe only noticeable reaction has been aeon
traction for a few months in the demand for
steel rails and iron; but even that is disar
pearingand the iron trade seems to be verg
ing on a revival of extraordinary activity,
due to an increased demand from every
branch of consumption.
"We enter upon 1890, therefore, with a
generally well-balanced condition of affairs,
with our productive resources in fall
activity, with prices low enongh to admit
of a large consumption and yet of fair
profits to producers, with generally har
monious relations between employers and
employed, with a sound condition of
commercial credit, with a "conservative
spirit among men of business, and
yet with an ample reserve of capital
available for investment in sound en
terprises. Under snch a condition of
things, there can be little question about
the prospects of railroads. They are likely
to go beyond the large increases of both
gross and net earnings of the past year, and
having paid dearly for their experience in
reckless 'cutting,' their management may
be expected to be pacific and conservative.
DELIBEEATB ATTEMPT AT HUEDEE.
Four Shots Fired at a Han Who Was Sleep
IncIn'Bed. rSrJCCTAt, TELEGRAM TO TITS DrSPATCH.1
GBAFTOir, W. Va., December 29.
Charles Mason is under arrest, charged
with a cold-blooded attempt to assassinate
Joseph Griffith at "his home, a few miles from
this place. FriJay evening while Griffith
was absent from home some one, supposed to
be Mason, entered the room, moved the bed
opposite the windows and aeranced the fur
niture so as to give an unobstructed view of
the bed when bnmtb came borne.
The assassin rested a revolver on the win
dow edge and fired four shots at him as he
was lying in bed. Three balls took effect,
one in the side, one in the thigh and the
third in tbe ankle. The wounds are dan
gerous. WILL HAKE A FIGHT TOE IT.
Sr. Lonls Selects a Deleg-aiion to Work for
the World's Fair.
St. IjOUIS, December 29. The World's
Pair Executive Committee has elected Gov-t
ernor Francis, Mayor Noonan. ex-Governor
Stannard, Colonel Charles H. Jones and Mr.
E. S. Bowse members of the committee to
represent St. Louis before the Congressional
World's Fair Committee. They will leave
for Washington Saturday, January 4, and
will be accompanied by a delegation of tbe
20 thoroughly representative citizens of St
liouis and tbe State, who will add their
forces to those of the above committee in
-urging the claims of this city as a site for
the World's Fair.
And Still They Cone.
SrXCUX. TELIOKAM TO Till DU PATCH. 1
"Wheeling, December 29. Another
wreck Is reported on the Chesapeake and
Uhio road at ifort Bay, Wayne county?
uiinna ircigui cars oui oi a train OIT.7
cars were broken up. fireman Xeighton
was killed and Engineer Murray seriously
Mloe's Island -Presided Orer for the
Day by a Bold Texas Steer.
MONARCH OP ALL BE SURVEYED,
None of tbe Brave Soldiers Who Guard tba
& Scripture, a Cow My, Tiaally Lassoes Him and He is
A Texas steer got onto Bedloe's Island,
in some way, Saturday, and cavorted around
in a lively and unrestrained manner for a
long time. He was finally lassoed, and yes
terday pnt aboard a steamer bound for
IfrECtll. TXXK2BA1C TO BZ EISPATCIt.l
New yoRK, December 29. Lieutenant
Lewis ana his company of the Eleventh In
fantry, stationed at Bedloe's Island, had an
exciting time yesterday, and a battle with
an enemy who nearly drove them off the
island. The enemy was a 4-year-old r?d
Texas steer, with a nobby pair of horns that
were worth more than all the muskets in
tbe company when he used them at short
It has not been determined yet jnst where
this red steer came from. Some say he fell
overboard from the steamship Queen, while
a lot of his kind were being loaded in tbe
stream,and others that he walked off a cattle
lighter. Be that as it may, Mr. Steer was a
good swimmer, and when he landed on the
east side of the island, yesterday morning,
he just shook himself dry, nibbled & bit of
grass for breakfast, and then started off at a
brisk trot to explore Jersey's annex. One
of the sentries on the pier saw him coming
and gave the alarm.
EASIEB SAID THAN DONE.
Lieutenant Lewis mustered Company B
and ordered them to capture the foe. Easier
said than'done. Before the boys could de
cide on a plan of action the gentleman from
Texas, who had been regarding them with
interest from an elevated position, made up
his mind to attack. Lowering his head be
executed a double quick flank movement
and then charged the company. They all
executed a lightning rear movement except
Private Jack Fellows, who said he was not
afraid of any steer except a banco steer.
When the visitor from Texas lifted Private
Fellows over his back and landed him on a
gun carriage Private Fellows chsnged his
opinion very rapidly.
Tbe fun bad only just begun. The steer
galloped, bellowing after the demoralized
company, and drove them across the island.
After awhile Superintendent Littlefield, of
the electric light plant, tried to corner the
animal. He got tossed for his pains, and
went limping back to his den.
A SCAEE SUEE ENOUGH.
When the steer got tired and warm he
went,down to the river, shook the Bedloe
Island dust from his tail, and set off to swim
to Ellis Island, where the powder and dyna
mite is stored. Then there was a genuine
scare. Private Boach and Corporal Will
Clark jumped into a boat and rowed after
him. He swam so fast that they had all
they could do toihead him off in time to
stop him from landing: Then he played
tag with them, and succeeded ia landing on
Bedloe's Island acain 'before they did.
Why somebody didn't shoot him nobody
knows, and,, once more he was monarch of
Liberty Island, a little wetter, but still full
It was late in the afternoon before Chris
tian Scripture, the soldier eowboy, succeed
ed in lassoing the brute. Even then it took
lots of diplomacy to secure him where he
would do no more harm, and Company B
did not qbarrel to see who should stand sen
tinel over him last night. How to get him
off the island for good was the next thing.
The captain of the regular steamer said that
steering was hard enough now, and that be
did not want a quartermaster with horns.
Not until a cattle boat landed a load of
steers on the pier, this morning, could this
one be persuaded to leave the island. He
forgot himself while introductions were tak
ing place, and he walked aboard the boat
with the rest, and was taken baek-to his up
per deck stateroom on the steamer bound lor
A EIB-FBACTDE1KG SNEEZE.
The Hemnrknble Experience ef John S.
Bailey, n Middlelown Plumber,,
Habtfobd, December 29. John S.
Bailey, a yeteranjplnmber, of Middletown,
a few days ago returned with his wife from
a trip to Vineland, K. 7., where they had
been visiting friends. On their way to take
the cars Mr. Bailey made a slight misstep,
and fell down. He complained of hurting
his side considerably, but thought little of
it and returned to Middletown.
A day or two afterward he caught cold,
and in the course of it felt an irresistible
desire to sneeze, which he did heartily.
The sneeze cave him such intense pain that
his screams' could have been heard a half
Sr. Cleveland was sent for and found that
when Mr. Bailey sneezed he had broken
three of his ribs. He probably cracked
them when he fell, and the strain of the
sneeze caused them to break.
To be freed from the dangers of suffocation
while lying down; to breathe freely, sleep
Boundly and undisturbed; to rise refreshed,
head clear, brain active and free from pain or
ache; to know tbat no poisonous, putrid matter
denies tbe breath and rots away the delicate
machinery of smell, taste and bearing; to feel
that the system does not, through its veins and
arteries, suck up tbe poison that is sure to un
dermine and destroy, is indeed a blessing be
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THE JANUARY NUMBER -
NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW
CONTAINS A DISCUSSION
RT. HON. W. E GLADSTONE
HON. JAMES G. BLAINE
Free Trade.and Protection.
JEFFERSON DAVlS, on
General R. E. iee.
PROF. R. H. THURSTON, on
The Border-Land of Science.
C. K. TUCKERMAN, on
By-Gone Days in Bosloru
How I Became an Astronomer.
MARY ALIVERMORE, AMELIA
E. BARR, .ROSE TERRY
COOKE, , JENNIE JXTNE,
In a Woman's Symposium on
RODOLFO LANCIANI, ,
A Romance of Old Rome.v
Count EMILE DE KERATRY,
A Plea for Copyright.
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CATARRH TO CONSUMPTION
A Few of the Many Symptoms
of Catarrh the Forerun
ner of Consumption.
Do you experience ringing or buzzing noises
Are you troubled with a hacking cough and
Does yonr voice have a husky, thick sound
and a nasal sort of twang?
la your breath frequently offensive fromsoma
Have you a dull, oppressive headache, gener
ally located over the eyes?
Do you have to hawk, and cough frequently
in the effort to clear your throat?
Are you losing your sense of smell and hear
ing, and is yonr sense of taste becoming dulled?
Does your nose always feel stopped up,
forcing you to breathe through your mouth?
Are yon annoyed by a constant desire to
hawk and spit out an endless quantity of
Is yonr throat filled with phlegm in the morn
ing, which can only be discharged after violent
coughing, and a hawking, and spitting?
Are you troubled with a discharge from the
head into the throat sometimes watery and ex
cessive: sometimes mucus, thick, sticking so
whatever it touches: sometimes bloody, and
nearly always putrid and offensive?
The Catarrh and Dyspepsia Institute is per
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many other symntons. It gives me pleasure
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published, to my complete enre by these physi
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To-day We make a push on
a big line of fine Trouserings
reducer! to $5, $6 50 and $8
Nor 'is this aU You'll find
a bigjine of Suitings, at $20
and $25 per suit. Remember
they are to'be made faultlessly;
are to" please you in fit and
workmanship, or we don't ex
pect you" to take them.
We have marked a big line
of Boys' and Children's Over
coats down to -$5. Every gar
ment is all-wool and our own
These are -bargain times at
Wanamaker's for man or boy,
and every article is of
at low cos - ,
., & Brown
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from White Star dock, rbot or Wet Tenth t
Second cabin on these steamers. Saloon rates,
$50 and npward. Second cabin, S3S and upward,
according to steamer and location or bertn. s
cnrslon tickets on faTorable terms. Steerage, SCO.
White star drarts payable on demand in all tbe
principal banks throughout Great Britain. Ap-
SIt to JOHN J. MCCORMICK, 639 and 401 Smltb
eld St.. ritUburir, or J. BRUCE UMAX, 6en
era! Agent, Broadway, Mew York.
To Glasgow. Belfast, Dublin
FROM NEW YORK EVERY THURSDAY.
Cabin passage (33 to S50. according to locatloa
of stateroom, fxcorslou S85 to S90.
btcerage to and from Europe at Lowest Bates.
AU&l'UJ BALDWIK CO., General Agents,
S3 Broadway, Kew York.
j.j. Mccormick. Agent,
639 and 401 Smithfield Si., PiiUboro, Pa.
United States Mail Steamers.
Sail every 8ATUBDAY from
NEW YORK TO GLASGOW,
. Calling at MOYILLE, (Londonderry.)
loin passaxe to Glasgow, Liverpool or Londc
derry. su and fa. Tlound trip, 190 and fun.
lecond-clasa. ISO. titeeraze, sax
MEDITERRANEAN SERVICE via Azores,
Best route to Algiers and coast ot Morroceo.
NAPLES, VENICE and TRIESTE.
S. S. tlCTOIUA, WJEUSK3DAY. JANUABV8.
, Cabin passage to
Azores, (05 to (60; Maples, m to S100: Venice, SIM.
Drafts on Great Britain, Ireland or Italy,
and letters or credit at favorable rates..
Apply to HENDEKSON BEOTHEKS. N. Y., or
J. J.TcroKMlCE.E39and 401 Smithfield it. (A.U.
8CUBER & BOH. -15 Smithfield St., flttsburfr; W.
BEilfLE, Jr., 1U federal St., Allegheny.
CLOAKS, - WRAPS, ETC., STARTLING PRICES.
Hare determined to clear out their magnificent siock of Ladies, Misses and Chil
dren's Cloaks, Wraps, etc., irrespective of cost or value; will not particularise.
Snffice it to say, that all and every style of weave, material, cut and fashion, are
ere.andif the lowest of low cot prices are factors In the quick disposition ot
merchandize (and we think ihey are), then it won't take many days to empty the
shelves and racks in cloak rooms. SLEGANX SELECTION.
COME EABLY AND SAVE LOTB OB" GOOD DOLTjABS.
151 and 1535FEDKElAii
BEST THE WORLD OYER.
Every Fair Warranted.
515 Weed Street,
Set. Fifth and Sixth avenues.
Mis Sxyodton, 1889 F I ?StS VedIS:
LAMEST CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURERS IN THE WORLD
YEARLY SALE EXCEEDS 30,000,000 POUNDS.
PUREST, HEALTHIEST AND BEST.
A FH YIUIW W8APPK 0I0MLATU AM TAKE M WW.
A CENTS A POUND. Jbr SaU'JSvtrifwhtro.
BRANCH HOUSE, UNION SQUARE, NEW YORK.
jadeonlyby in the
And Read; these Wonderful'
Pricesjfor Ladies' and
HOLIDAY SLIPPERS !
Ladles' Felt Slippers at .
Ladies' Cloth Felt Lined Slippers at. 75
Ladies' EJd Opera Slippers at... IS
, Ladies' Fancy Telvet Slippers at 1,90
Gea ts Fancy Tel vet Slippers at 7f
Gents' Fancy Velvet Slippers at 1 00
Gents' Ensset Morocco, Slippers at.... 1 08
'Gents' Fine Morocco Upper Slip pet. 1 Sf
Also, a large stock of Ladies'
and Gents' Cloth and
Glove Kid, Congress .
and Ties at from
" $i up, at
78 OHIO ST AtCEGHENY.
Corner of Sandusky street.
JOHNFLOOKER & CO.,
Rocker's Lubricating Hemp Packing
FOB RAILROAD USB.
Italian and American Hemp Packing
Clothes Lines. Twines, Bell Cord, Fish Lines,
Chalk Lines, Night Lines, Sisal Bale and Hide
Bope, Tarred Lath Yarn, Spun Yarn, etc
"WORKS East street, Allegheny City, Pa.
OFFICE AND SALE3R00ii-S Water St.
ttsourtr. Teleohone No. I370L ocZZ 69-3TWS
"DITTSBURG- AND LAKE KRIE KA1LUCH.D
X cutti'A.Nr. ucneanie in effect November 17,
Central time. DKPAST-For Cleveland.
5:00, 8:00a. m.. '1:3a. 'fJSX. B:30p. m.
clnnatl, Chicago and St. Lonls.
11:30 D. in. For Buffalo. 8M) a.
mKV SBillU 0b awuie. tf.UU a lUa a ;JO
00 a. m., '1:35,
ra. For Buffalo. 8:00a.m.. 4:2Q,9:p.
m. For Balamanra, 8:00 a.m.
Youncstown and Newcastle. S.
. 4:20 T). m. l"or
newcwtie, a.uu, -srw. 10:15 ,
m.. '1:351 '4:20, t.X n. m. For Beaver Falls.
5-00, 7:30, 8.-00, 10:lSa. m., 1:15. Jda, NdO, SdO,
. m. cor i:naniers. s-ou, iaua a. m., bts,
15.7:30. 8.05. 8:3a 9-SO, 10:15 s,m., 12:05,12:36.
1:40, 3:30, 3:50, 11:30, 5:03, iOH S:10, -lO-JO
ABBtTX From Cleveland, tOS a. m., 12:39,
5:40, "7:55 p. m. From Cincinnati, Chicago and
tit. Louts, '12:39, "70S p. m. From Buffalo, S
a. m., 120, 10 p. m. From (Salamanca, 12:30,
"75 p. m. From Yonngstown and New Castle,
6:25. "9:20 a. m., 12:80, 6:40. niSS, 10 p. m. From
Braver Falls. 5:25, tOS, ism, 11:2) a. m., WOa,
1:20, 8:40. '7:55, 10 p. m.
P.. C. & Y. trains for Mansfield, 8:30 a. m., 3:30,
55 p.m. For Essen and Beecbmont, 80 a.m.,
P.. C. Y. trains from Manifleld, Essen and
Beecbmont, 7:08 a. m., 11:59 a. m.
P., McK &Y. R. K.-DiPABT-iror New Ha
ven, 5d0 a. xn., '3- p. m. For "West Newton,
13:30. 9:30 a. m,. 3 30, 8.20 p. m.
ABBOT From New Haven, $8:20 a. m "5:1
For HcKeesport, Elliabfth. Mononaabela City
and Bene Yernon, 8:30, 17 JO, 11:15 a. m 13:30,
30 p. m.
From Belle Vernon, Monongabela City. Eliza
beth and McKeesport, 7:43 a. m., 18:30, 12.30, 5;08,
JJally, ISundars only. tWlll run one hour
lata on snnaay. muiranrwononrsiateonanB-
tyjllcket Office, 839 Smithfield Street.
nTSBUK AND WESTERN RAILWAY
Trains (Ct'lBUn dtlme)
UavEr., Atron, Toledo, Kanel 6:40 a in 7:37 p m
Butler Accommodation B:00a m 5.-00 p m
Chicago Express (dally) Il2i25 p miliar a m
New Castle & Clarion Accom. I 4:30 p m 7rtX) a "m
Butler .Accom - I 8:30 p m 8:30 a m
First class fare to Chicago. flO 50. Second elass,
39 0). Pullman Bnfiet sleeping car to Chicago
m aid m Market street,
Bet. Diamond- and Fourth ave.
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December 30, 18S9aEfe
A SWV'Off tO-DM
FOR OUR LADY PATRONS
It haying been our
four months to set aside
special bargain day in our
being the last one of the
give our many Lady patrons the grandest treat and sends
on to-aay it was ever tneir gooa lortune to come across ,
Here it is: ' lKf
175 LADIES' IRISH PEASANT GARMENT?!
made from extra fine qualities of Jacquard anal ViHgrsiir
Gloth, silk passementerie trimmings on back, eachjgar
mentwith a complete and handsome imitation bell sleeves
Jacket on inside, warranted tailor made throughout, wellk
sewed, perfect fitting, beautifully finished and fourteen
different patterns to select from. Hundreds of theses,
very same garments were sold last month hy the other
dealers at $15, At that time we sold them at;$rp!r
Later on,, on account of the backward season, we reduced
ours to 0, and they arc as the tags on the garments willF
--'' --"J... - ' W ..1
show, still marked at this
T0-DA5T, However, and TQ-lJAT ONI,
we will knock off another
entire lot lor
SIX DOLLARS ! SIX
At this price these -Peasant garments are the ctieaj
est goods ever sold anywhere and any time. We.
all sizes, too, and if you
this evening you can't help
bargains "ever offered you.
l)Vcnr trifv fnllrrarinrr
First: Cash only will buy
Second: None will be sent
Third: None will be laid
Fourth: No more than one will be sold to one customer.)
Fifth: None will be shown you unless you ask for them '
tyWc repeat, only $6 will be the price of these i
elegant garments, which
SEAL : PLUSH : SAOQUESF
tVRAPS and JACKETS.
T(Ve have made reductions that are equivalent to
: .&. UU3UUUJNT
I V y
Fifth Avenue and
PKNKSVLVAMA BAlLllOAD ON AND
after Norember 10, 1889, trains lesre Union
Btstlon. ntubnrg, u follows. Eastern Standard
MAIN LINE KASTWAKD.
New York and Chicago Limited of tollman Yes
tlonle daUr atT:U a. ra.
Atlantic Express dally ror tUe lfast, 1:2) a. m.
Malltralrf. dallr. ezcent Sandar. 5:30 a.m. San
aay, mail, au a. m.
ay, mall, Ss40 a. m.
Day express dally at 8:00 a. m.
Mall express dallyatltoo p. m.
rbllsdelphla express dallr at 4:30 p. m,
Eastern express dallr at 7:15 p. m.
Kast Line daily atsilO p.m.
ne aaii7 aiouu p. i
burst express 5:10 1
Oreensbnrg express 5:10 p. m. week days,
XJerrr express 11 :uu a. m. wees aays.
r express 11 :00 a. m.
AUthrongb trains connect at Jerse
in ffli trains eonnffrt at Jeraer
boats of "Brooklyn Annex" for Brooklyn, N. Y
avoldlnr donble Xerrlace and Journey tirouza N.
Trains arrive at Union Station as follows:
Bt. SAnlt, cnlcago and Cincinnati Express,
dally........... ..... ......... 230a nu
Mall Train, dally.. 8:10p.m.
Western Express, daily 7:13 a. m.
Facile Express, dally 12:45 p. in.
Chlcajro Limited Express, dally 9.30 p. m.
Fast Line, dally-. 11:55 p.m.
SOUTHW168T FENN KAIL WAY.
For TJnlontown, 5:30 and 8:33 a. m. and 45 p.
in., without cnanze of cars: UJMp. ra.. connect
lntr at UreensBnrr. Trains arrlre fiom Union
town at 9:46 a m., 1:8, 5:36 and 8:10p. m.
WEST FJCNNSYLVANIA JJITISION.
Frora FEDEKAL 8T. STATION. AUef beny City.
Vail train. connectlnrforHalrsrllle... 8:46 a.m.
Express, rorBialrsrllle. connectlnpfar
Butler.. 3:15 p. m.
Butler Accom 8.20 a.m.. tdSasd 5:46 p. m.
lEVpriDgdaleAccom9.Gell:iS0a.m.3:3eand ao p. m.
Freeport Aocesa.i.... 4:15, 8:26 and 11:40 D. m.
OnSnnday..u .,.........12:36and 9 JO p.m.
North Apollo Accom... .11:00 a. m. and 5:09 p. m.
AllcKbenyJanctlon Accommodation... 8:30a. m.
BlalrsTlllcAecomniodatloti .....llMOp. m.
Trains arrive at FEUEKALSTKEETBTATION:
Express, connecting from Butler lS;Sa, m.
Mail Train..... i 1:46 p.m.
UutlerAew... ...... S:10a..m.,4:40 and 7:36 p.m.
BlalrsTl Accommoditlon tat p.m.
Freeport Aecom.7:40 a.m.f 1S,7:J6 and ll:Mp.m.
Or Sonisay 10:10 a. m. and7:oep. m.
Sprln4rdale Aecom.e J7, 11:4S a. m., 3:46. 8:44 p. m.
Jion&APOtio Accom kwi. to. sau o:spm.
TralM leare Union station. Flttsbnrf. as fol-
For Monoambela City. West Brown snlle and
TTntontown. lv:40a.m. For Monongahcla City and
West BrowDsrllIe.".-c5and 10:4Oa. m. and4:4ip.
m. On Sunday I:OIp.m. For HoKOngabcla city,
SUfl p. m.. wtk days. '
Drarosbursr A c. week days, 3.-38 p. n. .
West KlIaabetB AeeojHMdatloB. tUB a, m &M;
:St and 11 sas p. m, SadT, 9:44 p. m.
Ticket offices (.erner Fetsrtb ayeueaad Try"
strtei and Union station.
CHA. E. PUR. J. K. WOOD.
eral Maaager. Gea'l Fass'r Aieat.
PlTTBUst AKL CASTLXSHANNONsUK.
WlnterTlawTaWe. Or and after December
188. on til farther notice, train will ranasEotiows
on erery day, sotoept bawiar. Xaafara standard
timet LcaTlnsr llttasmrg a a. m., 7:10 a. nu
ts a.m., sue, m.. lldea. ra.. lite p. m J:4wp.
m- 6M p., a.. Mp. ., 6:80 p. ., JUS) p.m.,
ll-Mp. bi. ArUurteut: a. m., Sal a. ss., 7iK
i fMBa. m., leaes.sa., lflp.BlHIf.R,,
ma 9. as., :J p. -, Magp. m. ArUm(ta V:K
., U: p. n 43 p. ....
A LLXeUXstY VALLIY MA1LIMIALI-.
VTralns 1st Drmbv Btasloo (Cutam suadara
ilmw yirtsnRimg Sit SiSft lv.i iismm&l.
aally. t-45 luavBalsom Ae- MMM a..; TaUar
Cams Ac, ItW. ut Ott Chyaad lnBoH Ix-
Iiw p7sa,i BUItSa it.,M psyi Jaraa
Jb SR WSiHp: MSWgBBlliWBJS WSiJb IHto
custom during the past threeor
the Monday of each week.as
Cloak department, and this ?
year, we have concludedS'
$3, and give you choice of
DOLLARS I SIX DOLLARS!
will but come in before 6 o'cloclq
getting the greatest andbestT
nilc in fnr of rTiie eo1o feiP
these garmente none will Jm?
on approval. '
other dealers quite recently soldlf .
UJJ' kSO riUK UiUiNT. :
From Pittsburg Union SUlIoaT
Trains Ran by Central Tims.
SOUTHWEST BYSTIK-FANHAWDLE ROUTE.-'.
Leare for Cincinnati and St. Loals, d 1:15a, mi.
d 7:30 a. m.,d 9M and d 11:15 p. m. Dennlson, 2:46
n. m. Cbtearo. d 1:15 a. m. and 12.05 Dm.V!
Wheellnir. 7.-W a. m.. K.-C5, 6:10 p.m. ateuben-l
rllle, S J5 a. m. Washington, 5:55, 8:35 a. m.. 1 J,
JJO, 4.45, 4:53p.m. Bulier, 10:10 a. m. Burgetts-,'
town. S 115 a. m.. tOi v. vs. Mansfield, 7:15.
Jl. 11.00a.m., 103, too. d 8.30, 9.50 p.m. He-St
Donalds, d 1 15. d 10:45 D. m. . ",
Tbaims ABBirxfrom tbe West, d 2:10, da.-Wa..!.
m.. 3KS, d 5:53 p. m. Dennlson, 9-30 a. m. Sten-',
benrllle, 5a p. m. Wbeellnx; 2:10, 8:46 a. m...
345, 5.SSp. m. Buxgetutown, 7:15 a. m., S 9:05.
a. m. nasmnxxon. e'Kv tiw. etw, jua a."m..4
23. Ifip. m. Uansneld, 5:33, 8ax 11:40 a. m.,-'
11:45, ..: ana bo jj p. m. janiger, i:tw p.
McDonalds, d 85 a. m., d Brt p. m.
NOKTH W EST SYSTEM PT. WAYNE BOUTS.!
Leare for Chicago, d 7:15 a. m d n d l.-00.1d
f.vy, except satnraay uoi p m.: loieao. liu
m.. d 120. d 1:00, andexeeptSatnrday ndOp m.r
p. m and 7:3 a. m.. rUF., Ft.W.4GBT.:New.
Castle and loungstown, 7 .-05 a. m.. jztsa, 3:4 s.
m tYoangstown and Miles, d 12:20 p-m.:Mead-
rule. Erie and Ashtabula. 7.05 a. m.. 1229 nwm.
Ulles and Jamestown. 3:45 p. in.; Masslllon, 4:1!
m.: vrneeunRr ana jjeuaixi quv
m.: Bearer Falls. 4:00.
Falls S 80 a. m.; Leetsdale. 5:30 a. m.
Dipart rnoK allxgozxY Kocbester.v
m.-Bearer Falls. 8:15. 11 a a. Hi! non.3:8S)i
m.: Lertsdale. 5:00. 9:00, 1DML 11:45a. m. : 1:15. i-Mft.
t-JS. 4.43. 5:30, 6:15. 730. 9rf p. m. : Conway. W.mfo-
J.m.; FalrOaksS U:toa.m.: Bearer FalIvSffi
.30 p.m. ; Leetsdale. S i-ja p. m. i M
Tbac(8 arbitz Union station-from Cblesga.ex-t
cent Monday. 1:50, d:00, d:35 a.m., didtandft
dC:50p.m.: Toledo, except Monday, 1:50, dHa.-
m.. 5:55 and 60 D m.: Crestline 2:10 n. tn.rF
i Yoongstown and liew Castle, 9:10 a.m.. JS, 6,
iuxidpm.; niiea ana jonnKsiown, auwip.nx.;
Clereland. a 1:50 a. m.( ICa, TOO p. m.; wneellnir
and Bellalre. 9.-00 a. m.. 25, 7 .-CO p. nut Erleiani
Aa5 tabula, lr25, 10:15 p. n.: Masjfllon. lOrtOaim.:
Isllti and Jamestown, 9:10 a. m.z Bearer Fails,
7:50 a. m., 1:10 p. m.; Bearer Falls, S 8t. .".;
Leeudaler 10:4(5 p. m. , Vs
absitx ALUiiniirr, from Enoa, 8.00'a.iira.s
Conway 8. 40 a.m;Bocbester.9.la.m.:BaTer Falls,
7.10a. m, 5.30 p. m.: Leetsdale, 4. 38, 18.104.22.168.'
8.50, 7.46 a. m.. 12.CO, U.-3. 1.45, 3.38, 22.214.171.124, 9.09
p.m.; Fair oats, S 8-5! a. St.: Bearer Falls. S,
12.30p.m.: Leetsdale, 3 8.05 bsa: BeararFslls,t
S 8,15p.m. ta- " - TSk-
d. dally; S, Sunday only; otbr trains, except
Sunday. v ,
T5ALT1MOKE AND OHIO KAIUtOAD.
AJ chednieiaesectJ(OTeiaber 18.188B:
in. D. C. Baltimore. Folladeu ,.
rjnla and New xoi
ork. 8Mea. tn. and 9C p. m. fm
For Cumberland. "8:09 a. m.. tltfO,
For ConnellsrUIr. 46:40and '3:CO a. m.. tl.-OC J4K8 S3
and9fi0p. m. For Dnlontown, 48:40. 8:00a. m.,
tl:00and J4.-0S p. m. For lit. Fleasant, 6:4V
3Ka. m. aad ftM and 24.-00p. mi For Wasa
lngton. Fa., "7.-06 and :40 a. m., 13, ii-JO and
:up., Jor wneeunu, 'roa r:cyni.. -;
7:301! in. For Cincinnati and St. Louis, nijji,
au, "730 p. M. For Columtma, 7a,a. sw "7:38
p. m. For Newark. T, a. m IJ. 08
Atnl . ti -VTtvk. PfitJAffUnllla. .
Baltimore and WasBtRftos. 88 a. a,, "8.3 p
m. Frea Colnmbus, Cincinnati aad Chicago,,
8:25a. a.. "9.00 p.m. Frosr yfneallng. 8,
A.a.., n,i ,wa a. b n a v. m. uii..r.- . -.,
Tbrnugit sleeping rars to Baltimore, Araelnh
Cosiivlliviilc aceommoUsMoa at V& e-iJE
The Pittsburg TraaelV Ceaspan
ad etwek bMg frtwi sulihi i
ny wlir (
FtfUi m asttf Wsamas., orisi jtaa
a. (SAM. O.
Sfe, ' V 3
, - - .. j. ... .juR 'JJ. a . . 8&Ssk: . . .. i T'Jr1-J. Mt?f..l- -".418- - .-2Sv !&:,. . . ' v .. A ,i - , , .i't.,,.. .4Sl'iy - - . -J.a